Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Seafaring Sunday: More Trouble for the Colonies
May 31, 1774: The Boston Port Bill, the first of the so called Intolerable Acts, took effect. The port of Boston was closed by the British until restitution was paid for the destruction wrought by the Boston Tea Party the year before.
Header: The Boston Tea Party colored engraving by Currier mid-1800s